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Economic Activity
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Gasoline prices in Rhode Island decreased 8 cents from last week, and fell 6 cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts has awarded $765,531 to 131 different artists, schools and nonprofits for everything from operating support to funding community-based projects. more
Confidence among U.S. consumers eased for a second month in August as households braced for an increase in interest rates that could slow growth. more
A relief rally swept around the globe, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index capping its biggest two-day gain since 2009 and Chinese shares snapping a five-day losing streak. Oil jumped the most in over six years as the U.S. economy grew more than forecast in the second quarter. more
American stocks provided no refuge from the rout in all but the safest of global assets, as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index sank into a correction. more
The foreclosure rate for outstanding mortgage loans fell 0.4 and 0.16 percentage points in June from a year earlier in Rhode Island and the Providence-Warwick metro area, respectively, according to CoreLogic. But for both areas, the June rate represented an increase from May figures. more
U.S. stocks rose, following their biggest gains since 2011, amid a rebound throughout global markets and as data showed the economy grew more than previously estimated. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. expanded in August at the slowest pace since May 2013 as anemic demand from emerging markets such as China translated into leaner factory order books. more
Kevin Ferryman is senior vice president and Small Business Administration director at Citizens Financial Group Inc. Ferryman talks with Providence Business News about small business lending, SBA loan programs and what it all means to Citizens. more
Twin River Casino debuted 16 poker tables on Thursday on its second floor. more
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